15 Assisted Living Facilities in Chesapeake City, VA

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Caring Star 2018

Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgia...

Provides: Assisted Living
651 River Walk Pkwy., Chesapeake, VA 23320
"I have been very impressed with this facility. The staff and caregivers are extremely kind and caring to the clients. The rooms are large, like a Holiday Inn hotel room, with large bathrooms to..." More

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Chesapeake Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1508 Volvo Parkway, Chesapeake, VA 23320
"I toured this community. The staff was friendly and attentive to the residents. The lady I had an appointment with was pleasant and helpful. She gave us a lot of information and answered questions..." More

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Harmony at Oakbrooke

Provides: Assisted Living
301 Clearfield Avenue, Chesapeake, VA 23322
"The Crossings at Oakbrooke was beautiful. It was a very nice community. They had a very beautiful studio apartment that I was interested in, but I couldn't get my things together in time to get..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Dominion Village at Chesapeake

Provides: Assisted Living
2856 Forehand Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23323
"I would HIGHLY recommend Dominion Village Assisted Living to anyone that is looking for a comfortable, clean, loving atmosphere for themselves or a family member. My Aunt has special needs and..." More

Indian River Residential Community

Provides: Assisted Living
1012 Justis St., Chesapeake, VA 23325
"The service at Indian River Residential Care Community is wonderful because this is a facility that all the people there are all in auxiliary grant, which mean that they are not a rich facility and..." More

Cedar Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
1324 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA 23320
"I thought Cedar Manor was very nice, and I liked everything, except maybe the price. The common areas were clean, nice looking, modern, and up to date. I liked the size of the room, and it was kept..." More

Sentara Rehabilitation and Care Resid...

Provides: Assisted Living
776 Oak Grove Road, Chesapeake, VA 23320
"Staff, including office, cleaning and kitchen staff observed to treat clients with respect and kindness, during the year my mother has been a client. The dining room is kept clean with tablecloths..." More

Colonial Home

Provides: Assisted Living
904 George Washington Hwy North, Chesapeake, VA...
"The location of The Colonial Home was very good. I saw the model room, and it had a small wall separating the living room, which was something that I could turn into an office space. The dining..." More

Parsons Residential Care

Provides: Assisted Living
1005 Deep Creek Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23323
"We were referred to Parsons Residential Care. They could take my mother, who is a double amputee, and it was perfect. It was an older facility, but it was well maintained. They were very family..." More

Virginia Home for Adults

Provides: Assisted Living
2701 Border Road, Chesapeake, VA 23325
"Virginia home for adults is one of the nicest place I've been it might be an old building but the staff and owners treat you like your at home and that's what matters is how your treated and..." More

Parsons Residential Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1005 Deep Creek Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23323
"Deep Creek Manor is affordable. It was in the price range that he could afford. It was more like a house than a hospital. It doesn't have the hospital feel to it. Everyone there is really nice...." More

Chesapeake Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1012 N. George Washington Highway, Chesapeake, ...
"The Chesapeake Adult Living Home knew the family members or visitors of all of their residents very well. They are very friendly and the care is excellent, even though it is a small facility less..." More

LAV'M Adult Residence

Provides: Assisted Living
912 S. Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake, VA 23322
"My father has dementia. The facility allowed my father to wander away while no one noticed, he is supposed to be supervised 24/7. My father gave them various activity games to help impliment..." More

Hills Home for Adults

Provides: Assisted Living
1443 Commerce Ave, Chesapeake, VA 23324

The Charity House

Provides: Assisted Living
2614 Elkhart Street, Chesapeake, VA 23323

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Chesapeake City

    The Chesapeake City area played important roles in both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, but today, the area is popular with residents who are looking for a blend of the urban and rural settings. Around 13% of the area's population is comprised of seniors aged 65 years or older, and the county has 15 assisted living facilities.

    In the state of Virginia, there are residential living care facilities and assisted living care facilities, both of which are considered assisted living but differ on the level of care the staff provides. The Virginia Department of Social Services is responsible for overseeing, regulating and licensing these facilities.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Chesapeake City

    • Tax rates are an important consideration for seniors looking at affording assisted living in the Chesapeake City area. In Virginia, income from Social Security is exempt from taxation, and other forms of retirement income may be deductible up to $12,000, which can help reduce the end-of-year tax bill.
    • The Chesapeake City area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Chesapeake has a cost of living that runs 17% higher than the U.S. average and 8% higher than the Virginia mean. Goods and services are 10% higher and health care is 14% higher than the rest of the nation, which could take more out of a fixed income.
    • Chesapeake City has several public transit options for seniors, including the Hampton Roads Transit system, the Greyhound Bus line and Amtrak service. Seniors can qualify for reduced fairs.
    • Violent crime rates in Chesapeake are around double that of the Virginia average, which means seniors and those visiting will need to take precautions to stay safe.
    • Chesapeake City has an array of community resources for seniors, including the 55 & Better Program, an organization which holds activities especially for seniors in the community, as well as one senior center.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Chesapeake City

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Virginia

    $4,983.00 Norfolk City
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,804.00 Suffolk City
    $3,745.00 Portsmouth City
    $3,727.00 Chesapeake City
    $3,694.00 Virginia Beach City
    $3,350.00 Newport News City
    $2,599.00 Hampton City

    Assisted Living costs in Chesapeake City start around $3,727 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Chesapeake City and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Chesapeake City

    Virginia offers the Auxiliary Grant program for seniors who are currently receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and need additional funds to help make assisted living more affordable. The money from this program must go toward specific expenses, but those include both room and board and personal care and maintenance costs. 

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Virginia page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Virginia page.


    Free Assisted Living Resources in Chesapeake City

    Chesapeake City and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Chesapeake City, please visit our Assisted Living in Virginia page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Chesapeake City

    Chesapeake City-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Virginia are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Virginia page for more information about these laws.

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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Chesapeake City

    • Review of Chesapeake Place

      I like Chesapeake Place the best. It seems more homey and a relaxed type of atmosphere. They showed me a furnished room. It was much larger than in other places and I liked that. It was an efficien... Read more

      Jim
    • Review of Commonwealth Senior Living at Georgian Manor

      I have been very impressed with this facility. The staff and caregivers are extremely kind and caring to the clients. The rooms are large, like a Holiday Inn hotel room, with large bathrooms to fac... Read more

      Suzi Sheehan
    • Review of Harmony at Oakbrooke

      My mother seems to be doing OK at The Crossings at Oakbrooke. They play bingo, watch movies, and there are happy hours. The staff has been excellent, very sweet, and very kind. They know the reside... Read more

      Reviewer080919
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